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Oct 14, 2012 6:00am PDT
soviet union had placed missiles on the island of cuba just 90 miles from the u.s. mainland. president kennedy and this nation were faced with a crisis of truly global dimensions. what happened and what didn't? that's the subject of our cover story to be reported by david martin. >> this government feels obliged to report this new crisis to you in fullest detail. >> reporter: 50 years ago, the world stood at the brink of nuclear war when the u.s. discovered soviet missiles in cuba. how powerful were these war heads? >> approximately 60 times the power of the bomb dropped on hiroshima. >> reporter: the cuban missile crisis ahead on sunday morning. >> osgood: when does crime pay? author patricia cornwell is writing about it in one of her many novels. this morning our martha teichner gives a read on what it takes to be a best selling crime writer. >> reporter: the size of the billboard should tell you how big a deal it is when patricia cornwell publishes a new crime novel. >> created the forensic genre. reporter: she creates murders, but could she solve one? >> you killed him or her just
Oct 28, 2012 6:00am PDT
billion dollars back in the u.s. economy this year. in pipes, cement, steel, jobs, energy. we need to get the wheels turning. i'm proud of that. making real things... for real. ...that make a real difference. ♪ >> osgood: now a look at halloween by the numbers. a record 170 million people in this country say they plan to celebrate halloween this year according to a national retail federation survey. total halloween spending is projected to hit $8 billion. the average halloween consumer spending nearly $80, up from last year. more than 93% of children go trick or treating according to the national confectioners association. 63% of trick or treaters say chocolate is their favorite treat. followed by 9% favoring lollipops, 7% gummy candy, and 7% for those who favor bubble gum or chewing gum. as for the adults who hand out the treats, 41% confess that they indulge their sweet tooth from their own candy bowl. and finally, barack obama masks are out-selling mitt romney masks by a margin of 60 to 40 according to the costume marketer spirit halloween which claims its unscientific survey has
Oct 7, 2012 6:00am PDT
to protest continuing u.s. drone strikes. the pentagon says the unmanned aircraft target only militants. the protestors say they've also killed many innocent civilians. 32 americans are among those taking part in the two-day march. israel says its air force shot down an unmanned drone that entered its air space from the mediterranean yesterday. as yet no information on who sent it. the price of gasoline reached an all-time high in california yesterday. the average cost of a gallon there is now $4.61. prices are expected to continue rising a few more days before leveling off. we're told the price spike is the result of reduced supply and a volatile market. big bird was a surprise guest on saturday night last night. but declined comment on presidential hopeful mitt romney's plan to cut funding for pbs. >> so, before you go, do you have any political statement you'd like to make? >> no. i don't want to ruffle any feathers. >> osgood: here's today's weather. massive cold canadian air is pushing temperatures down into the 50s as far south as texas. the panhandle might even see snow
Oct 21, 2012 9:00am EDT
song writing partner who convinced raoul felder to quit his job as assistant u.s. attorney in new york and take on his divorce. that was 1964. >> divorce was to law like proctology to medicine. not a field people wanted to get into >> reporter: so this is your office. >> yeah, this is where i live. this is where i work. this is probably where i'll die >> reporter: but divorce has been good to raoul felder. his office is like a cross between a curiosity shop and a museum. >> the trouble with my... trouble is my business. that's philip mar low >> reporter: is trouble your business? >> yeah, trouble is my business reporter: but there are tongue in cheek hints at what sort of trouble is his business. >> i don't start a cat fight when the other guy is wild. i fight fire burn with burn and i don't know how to play that game excellently, if i have to do it. >> this is very, very painful reporter: it was no holes barred when he represented then new york city mayor rudolph giuliani in his divorce from donna hanover in 2001. the public bloodletting was ugly. >> embarrass the mayor, to embarrass
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